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Announcements:

Introducing the Urban Forest Connections webinar series
Second Wednesdays / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

The USDA Forest Service is launching a new monthly webinar series! Urban Forest Connections webinars will bring experts together to discuss the latest science, practice, and policy on urban forestry and the environment.

Whether you work for a state forestry agency, non-profit organization, municipality, university, private industry, public works, or public health and safety, we have something for you! Each month we’ll highlight a different topic. Our presenters will discuss key issues, share the latest research and technologies, and showcase successful projects and partnerships that are putting science into practice.

The series will kick off on September 10 with a presentation on Urban Forests for Human Health and Wellness by the University of Washington’s Kathleen Wolf and Legacy Health’s Teresia M. Hazen.
A 1.0 CEU with the International Society of Arboriculture is being sought for each webinar. Check out the following webpage for updates on the series: http://www.fs.fed.us/research/urban-webinars/

Urban Forest Connections is a product of the Forest Service’s National Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team. The team’s mission is to help inform environmental stewardship and sustainably sound decisions about urban and community lands and the broader watershed, for wildlife and people.

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Awards Program 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Friends of Our Urban Forest Awards Program are now being accepted. Nominations are due Friday, October 31, 2014. View information and apply.

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Cost of Not Maintaining Trees Symposium

The Cost of Not Maintaining Trees Symposium
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Thursday, March 19, 2015
Location: Patel Center for Global Solutions, University of South Florida

View further information – click here

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FUFC Speaker's Bureau

Coming soon.....the FUFC's Speakers Bureau

FUFC's Speakers Bureau will consist of a group of individuals knowledgeable in various fields of arboriculture that volunteer their time to provide educational presentations in their area of expertise. Members of the Speakers Bureau may be called upon for various events such as to provide a tree care presentation to a homeowner's association, speak about insect pests and tree diseases at an Arbor Day celebration or to provide a presentation to a municipality on writing an arbor ordinance.

Contact information and a description of the area of expertise will be provided for each speaker on the Council's web site. You will be able to view the information and then contact the appropriate speaker that can provide the information you are searching for.

Please check back soon for further information!

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Looking for grant opportunities? 
Check out the Alliance for Community Trees link and help your community grow, one tree at a time.

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Try out this very user-friendly tool that provides useful tree information that anyone can access.
Tree Benefits Calculator

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Stay informed. Get involved. Join the Florida Urban Forestry Council today!